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US Employs “Maximum Force Protection” Measures in Afghanistan

US officials said on Friday that the country's military is using "maximum force protection" at the Kabul, Afghanistan airport after Thursday's attack which left 13 US servicemen and and 157 others killed and many hundreds injured. The official, speaking on...

13 US Service Members Killed in Attack at Kabul Airport in Afghanistan

Some evacuations have been halted from Afghanistan after there was an explosion outside the gates of the Kabul's International Airport on Thursday afternoon local time. Thirteen US service members and at least sixty Afghans were killed and 140 others were...

Taliban Now Blocking Westerners from Reaching Kabul Airport

The Taliban is now preventing Westerners from getting to the airport in Kabul, according to several reports Wednesday morning, and strengthening their encircling of the airport, despite pervious assurances that all foreigners would be allowed to evacuate. A number of...

Heartwarming Photo of US Marine Calming Baby in Afghanistan

A photo of a US marine holding a baby in his arms amid the evacuation of Americans and Afghan civilians from Afghanistan's Kabul has gone viral as evacuations continue in the aftermath of the Taliban retaking Afghanistan five days...

Repercussions for Greece After Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan

As the world watches foreign nationals and Afghans evacuated from Kabul following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the repercussions for Greece are twofold. The Greek government hopes to circumvent a mass migration of Afghan refugees as well as preserve...

Terrified Afghans Throw Babies Over Barbed Wire at Kabul Airport

Desperate and terrified parents in Afghanistan threw their babies over barbed wire at the Kabul airport to American and British soldiers in a desperate bid to save them from the Taliban on Thursday. The heartbreaking scenes were captured on video....

Flights Resume from Afghanistan; US Vows Retaliation for Any Attacks

Flights are once again operating out of the airport on Tuesday in Kabul, Afghanistan after being shut down yesterday as a result of the total chaos that erupted when thousands of Afghans rushed the tarmac, trying to get onto...

US Says Seven People Killed in Afghanistan Airport Chaos

Scenes of palpable horror played out in Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday as thousands of people ran onto the tarmac in a frenzied rush to try to make it onto airplanes that were leaving the war-torn country for the last...